On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Christmas recording is delivered from space. It's the first message to be transmitted to radio via satellite.
President Bill Clinton is impeached by the House of Representatives for lying under oath and obstructing justice. Five weeks later, the Senate acquits him.
Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack is published. The book of proverbs becomes a best-seller.
Stanley Kubrick's violent, dystopian film A Clockwork Orange premieres.
At age 23, hockey great Wayne Gretzky becomes the 18th and youngest NHL player to score 1,000 points.
Miley Cyrus continues to delight tweens with the release of a holiday edition of the Hannah Montana soundtrack.
Born on This Day
Born: December 19, 1980
Age: 32 years old
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation: Film Actor
1967 | 45 years old
1915 | 47 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1933 -Cicely Tyson is an Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning actress committed to presenting positive images of strong African American women.
Born: December 19, 1933
Age: 79 years old
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1946 | 55 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor
1972 | 40 years old
Died on This Day
Died: December 19, 1848
Age: 30 years old
Place: Haworth, Yorkshire, England , United Kingdom
1996 | 72 years old
2005 | 77 years old
Organized Crime Boss
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